Nine To Noon for Friday 10 October 2008
09:05 Economic Recovery - What Does NZ Need?
Mark Weldon, Chief Executive NZX.
09:20 Lottery Ruined My Life
Mark Gardiner won 11 million pounds in the British lottery in 1995 and says it ruined his life, it was half of Britain's biggest ever Lottery prize. While his fellow winner took his money and became a recluse, Mark spent up large and ended up falling out with friends and family.
09:30 Busy Children - Are They Stressed Out?
Professor Sandy Hofferth, Director of the University of Maryland Population Research Centre. New research on the impact of extra-curricular activities on children suggests busy kids are not suffering.
09:45 Pacific Correspondent Mike Field
10:05 Opera Singing Sisters
Margaret and Helen Medlyn are currently having a short break after appearing together in the NBR NZ Opera season of Jenufa in Auckland, with the Wellington season beginning tomorrow night.
Margaret Medlyn is a soprano these days, but began life on stage as a Mezzo soprano - her sister, Helen, is a Mezzo soprano, but also sings Jazz and Cabaret.
10:30 Children's Book Reviews with John McIntyre
The Were-Nana by Melinda Szymanik and Sarah Anderson
Published by Scholastic
Herbert The Brave Sea Dog by Robyn Belton
Published by Craig Potton Publishing
My Favourite Places by Martin Bailey
Published by Mallinson Rendel
10:45 Reading: How To Listen To Pop Music
Written and read by Nick Bollinger (Episode 10 of 10)
11:05 Music Review with Manu Taylor
Lila Downs - Shake Away
2008 Manhattan Records/Blue Note Label Group
EMI 0946 3 92437 2 3
Geoffrey Gurrumul Yunupingu - Gurrumul
2008 Skinny Fish Music
Dr Glam Presents Glitter Spreader
2008 Ode Records
11:30 Sports Commentator Richard Becht
11:45 Week That Was with Radar and Pinky Agnew